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Elmwood and Rock Elm United Methodist Rev. Michael Weaver said this was the most difficult part of the project: putting up a retaining wall. Photo courtesy of Michael Weaver
Elmwood, Rock Elm churches take part in Wildfire Mission
18 hours 25 min ago
August 16, 2017
Ken Phillips shakes hands with River Falls Fire Chief Scott Nelson after being presented with a plaque for his help putting out a fire in his neighbor's home.  Photo courtesy Anne McAlpine.
Local cook 'hero of the hour' for housing authority
August 16, 2017 - 7:00am
August 14, 2017
Verneal Johnson (left) and Roger Klegin hold up their Pierce County Most Admired Senior Citizen awards at the Pierce County Fair on Aug. 11. Jalen Knuteson / RiverTown Multimedia
Johnson, Klegin named Pierce County's Most Admired Senior Citizens
August 14, 2017 - 5:13pm
August 12, 2017
Ellsworth native Maggie Engnes received her $20,000 D.A.R.E. America National scholarship on July 13 while in Dallas, Texas. Sgt. Chad Koranda (left) and Lt. Steve Albarado of the Pierce County Sheriff's Department were there to support Engnes. Photo courtesy of Sgt. Chad Koranda
Engnes wins $20,000 D.A.R.E. scholarship
August 12, 2017 - 5:30am
August 9, 2017
The new area Extension Director Kristen Bruder is spending her first couple months in her position meeting people from Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix counties. Bruder has worked in Extension since 2001. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Bruder named Extension Director
August 9, 2017 - 6:00am
August 6, 2017
Pauline (left) and Roger Laughnan are this year's Honorary Citizens for El Paso Days. The Laughnans have lived all their lives in El Paso Township and have been heavily involved in the festivities for many years. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Laughnans named Honorary Citizens for El Paso Days
August 6, 2017 - 5:30am
July 20, 2017
These five ladies from Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put had more of an adventure than they bargained for when they went dancing at the Moose Lodge Wednesday, June 28. Pictured are (from left) Kathy Nyeggen, Diane Huebel, Darlene Anderson, Rose Hovde, and Janice Ottman. Photo courtesy of Kathy Nyeggen
Dance Day is more of an adventure than bargained for
July 20, 2017 - 5:30am
July 15, 2017
Paul Schwebach
Schwebach will retire from Pierce County EDC
July 15, 2017 - 9:00am
July 11, 2017
Polly Poeschel
Plum City Care Center Resident of the Month
July 11, 2017 - 12:47pm
July 9, 2017
Pierce County Public Health Nurse Rebecca Tomasek speaks with students about ear protection at the Pierce County Farm & Rural Safety Day on April 26. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
The importance of the UW-Extension
July 9, 2017 - 5:30am
July 8, 2017
Since opening the new location, Dr. Daniel Connors and Dr. Kristin Skow have been able to shift from only having three chairs to seven chairs, making their lives much easier. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
A slice of home
July 8, 2017 - 5:30am
July 5, 2017
Gilby's Street Dept. was established in 1989. Owner Todd Gilbertson (pictured) can trace his passion for motorcycles back to his early days working with a pinstriping tool. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
The Picasso of motorcycles: Meet Gilby
July 5, 2017 - 5:30am
July 2, 2017
Warren Houdek said this barn was built in 1909 and had recently been restored to its former glory. It was destroyed by a tornado Wednesday, June 28. Jalen Knuteson / RiverTown Multimedia
MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Barn was a family legacy
July 2, 2017 - 9:28am
June 30, 2017
Irvin (right) and Evelyn Vanasse said they didn't see the tornado, but saw the storm coming June 28 and quickly ran to the bathroom, the only room with no windows. She sustained only a minor scratch on her finger, but they fear the home is a total loss. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
SV couple survives storm; home moved off its foundation
June 30, 2017 - 8:14pm
June 24, 2017
Yvonne DeGross (left) is presented the Live Better Community Service Award by Chris Tackmann, Pierce Pepin’s vice president of member and administrative services, for her volunteer work on behalf of senior citizens in the Spring Valley community. Photo submitted by Liz Gunderson
Yvonne DeGross presented Live Better Community Service Award
June 24, 2017 - 5:54am
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